Kyi Pyar Chit Saw
2017 Asia Foundation Development Fellow

Governance Consultant & Women’s Nonprofit Founder, Myanmar

Ms. Kyi Pyar Chit Saw is a consultant with The World Bank group’s Myanmar public sector modernization program. She has published reports on local governance, public administration reform, and decentralization with the Myanmar Development Resource Institute/Center for Economic Social Development (MDRI-CESD) and The Asia Foundation. She also serves as a Board Member and Donor Relationship and Strategic Advisor for the Action for Public, a nonprofit focusing on women empowerment and economic development, which she co-founded in 2008. Saw was a 2015 Trust Women scholar, awarded to outstanding leaders around the world working on women issues. She is also a Fulbright Scholar and recently graduated from the Executive Master of Public Administration program at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University.